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Anirudha Ambekar

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Goa (at GEC campus) Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa, Pin 403401


Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology Goa

Teacher in the School of Mechanical Sciences.
Researcher in the field of thermal sciences and experimental combustion.

May 2018 - Present

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

eXtreme Energy Laboratory, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Measurement and modelling of linear burning rates, flame color values, and flame intensities of display pyrotechnics.
Chemical kinetics and ageing of the pyrotechnics.

December 2015 - March 2018

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Benchmarking polycyclic caged hydrocarbon bishomocubane coupled with various substituent groups, against the baseline of conventional AP-HTPB propellants.

April 2015 - October 2015

Component Design Engineer

QuEST Pvt. Ltd., Rolls-Royce Center, Bangalore

Component Design Engineer in the Transmission Structures & Drives team.

July 2007 - August 2010


Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Combustion characteristics of liquid monopropellants.
July 2010 - April 2015

M.Tech. - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Energy Systems Engineering
July 2006 - July 2007

B.E. - S.V.M.E.C. Chincholi, Nashik (University of Pune)

Mechanical Engineering
2001 - 2005

Research Intersts

  • experimental combustion diagnostics, propellant characterization
  • chemical kinetics, ageing of energetic materials
  • pollution reduction and optimization of energy conversion systems
  • alternative fuels, and sustainable combustion


Awards & Certifications

  • Excellence in Ph.D. Research Award 2016 - IIT Bombay. Mechanical Engineering.